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This two-part webinar is designed for law enforcement (homicide and death investigators), coroner/medical examiner investigators (medicolegal death investigators) and those in the child protection field. The instruction will comprehensively examine all aspects of responding to and investigating cases of child homicide and unexplained deaths of children, either through accidental causes or those committed by parents, family members, caretakers, or others. Actual case studies will be presented to emphasize teaching points and to provide practical exercises for the participant discussions.

Part One:

Overview of Child Death in the United States

Leading Causes of Death of Children

Child Abuse and Neglect

Victim Demographics





Overview of Safe Haven Laws

Infant Deaths


Risk Factors

The Case Review Process

Part Two:

 Overview of Child Neglect

Recognizing Signs of Neglect

Physical Signs

Unhealthy Living Conditions

Overview of Child Abuse

Physical Signs

Bruises, Contusions, Pattern Injuries

Thermal Injuries – Types and Patterns

Bone Fractures

Determining Accidental Injuries and Deliberate Cause

Falls, Suffocation, Burns, Fractures

Doll Re-enactments


Investigative Steps

Shaken Baby Syndrome – Myths vs. Reality

Unborn Children Issues

Filicides – Common Motives

Munchausen by Proxy


Instructor: Bob Lowery & Mike Murphy

Date: July 9th & 10th, 2020

Time: 11-12pm Eastern EACH DAY

Cost: $149 TOTAL for both days


PLEASE NOTE: Your registration for this webinar will give you access to the live session, as well as 30 days of access to the recorded version of the webinar once the live session has ended. You will receive one registration email, which will be good for both days.

Group Viewing Encouraged: As few as just one attendee or a training room full; multiple attendees can view the webinar from one single location and each attendee can receive a certificate


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